Finance Act 2020: NCC,Sister Agencies to Strengthen Collaboration with FIRS

An inter-agency committee set up by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, to discuss areas of collaboration between the agencies of the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy and the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) in relation to the Finance Act 2020 has held an interactive session.   Chaired by the Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, the membership of the committee is comprised of the Executive Chairman of FIRS and heads of agencies in the…

NIDCOM condemns killing of kidnapped US-based Nigerian in Edo

The management of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has condemned in strong terms the unfortunate death of Mr. Dennis Abuda who was killed on Saturday by his abductors. Abuda, a Nigerian diasporan based in Atlanta- Georgia was abducted along Benin bypass by unknown gunmen alongside other family members while traveling to Lagos to catch a flight back to US. NiDCOM in a statement by its Head of Media, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, described the incident as very unfortunate, sad and callous. The Commission then called on the security operatives in Edo state…

Your administration has done excellently well in infrastructure sector,FRSC Boss lauds Oyetola

The Corps Marshal and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr. Boboye Olayemi Oyeyemi, on Thursday lauded the administration of Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, for transforming the State through massive infrastructural development. He said the administration’s commitment to infrastructure had been greatly felt by the Corps as manifested in the massive construction and reconstruction of intra-town, inter-city and inter-state roads across the nooks and crannies of the State. This was even as the FRSC boss expressed the Corps’ readiness to partner the State in its…

The Nostalgia of the Oyo State Anthem | By Adeolu Akande

I was nostalgic today as I stood still to the beautiful Oyo State Anthem at the APC Stakeholders meeting in Ibadan.   A beautiful piece of art. As the instructive lyrics of the anthem filled the air, I remembered how Governor Abiola Ajimobi initiated work on the anthem shortly after he was sworn in.   The former First Lady, Chief Mrs Florence Ajimobi, should be given credit for mobilising support for the composition of the anthem. I recall how, once, on our return to the Government House after a long…

President Buhari extends IGP Adamu’s tenure

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended the tenure of the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu for three months.   The Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi announced this on Thursday while briefing State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The tenure of Mohammed Adamu ended on Monday after spending 35 years in service. He said that the decision of the President to extend the IGP’s tenure for another three months was to give time for proper selection of the new police Boss.

Buhari nominates Olonisakin, Buratai, Ibas, Abubakar, Usman as non career Ambassadors

President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded the names of the immediate past Service Chiefs to the Senate as non-career Ambassadors-Designate. In a letter to Senator Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, President of the Senate, the President said: “In accordance with section 171 (1), (2) (c) & sub-section (4) of 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended, I have the honour to forward for confirmation by the Senate, the under-listed five (5) names of nominees as Non-Career Ambassadors-Designate.” The nominees are: Gen Abayomi G. Olonisakin (Rtd ), Lt Gen Tukur Y.…

Friday Sermon : In Support Of The Reconciliation Move Of Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Gumi And Governor Bello Matawalle

In the name of Allah, Most Merciful, the Bestower of Mercy All praise is due to Allah, Lord of all creation, and may the peace and blessings of Allah be upon our beloved Prophet Muhammad, his family and all his Companions. Dear brothers and sisters! The Islamic way of life always emphasised a strong sense of brotherhood in such a way that a community should be maintained to ensure that mutual understanding pave way for the peace and harmony, As long as individual or group of individuals failed to recognise…

Oyetola inaugurates Chief Adebisi Akande Shopping Complex … tasks political office holders on human capital development

The Governor of the State of Osun, Adegboyega Oyetola, on Thursday inaugurated the multi-million state-of-the-art Chief Adebisi Akande Shopping Complex in Ila-Orangun. This was even as the Governor charged political office holders, particularly elected officers, on the need to focus more on people-oriented and human capital development projects aimed at transforming the people and the society. The newly-built and inaugurated shopping complex named after the worthy and illustrious leader and former Governor of Osun, Chief Akande, was executed by the Chairman, Ila Local Government, Hon. Joshua Ademola Adediji. Addressing the…

Govt ‘ll ensure its investments are functional to add value to the state – Gov Sani Bello  

Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello said government will continue to do its part in ensuring  that her investments are functional so as to add value to the State and the people. Governor Sani Bello stated this during an inspection visit to the State Printing Press in Minna at the instance of the State Assembly Committee on Rules and Business. The Governor who was conducted round the units in the Printing Press by the Director Hajiya Fatima Mohammed and the Permanent Secretary Special Duty SSG’s Office Gyiwodeyi Francis, said that…

2023 : Ajimobi’s development legacy’ll be restored – Hon Akande Sadipe

A Member representing Oluyole federal constituency,Hon.Tolulope Akande-Sadipe K,has said that the All Progressive Congress (APC) is poised to take back Oyo State, to restore the development legacy of Ajimobi, master-builder of the modern Oyo State. Akande-Sadipe made these remarks at the meeting with the APC National Working Committee members assigned to supervise the Oyo Party registration, which was held on Tuesday at the new APC Oyo Party Office. Speaking at the meeting the lawmaker noted that she was proud of the reconciliation moves of the party in Oyo State. She…